At ParentMap, it’s our business to build an inclusive community that informs, engages and inspires Puget Sound parents and families — while having plenty of fun, too! To accomplish this important mission, our team follows four brand values:
- Be the community for the community
- Be authentic
- Focus on the future
- Educate ourselves and others
What does this mean for you? It means that ParentMap understands what it means to be a parent because we’ve been there, too. It means that we act with integrity, establish trust through credibility and own our mistakes. It means that we’re focused on how to better serve families, that we never settle for the status quo and we aren’t afraid to get messy as we continue to innovate and improve. And it means that our deep community connections, family advocacy and unique partnerships allow us to help build a better village for families.
We’re dedicated to being there for you, from the scariest moments and biggest questions to the deepest joys of parenting.
Meet the Team
Patty Lindley, Interim Managing Editor
Taracina Zebley, Administrative Support
The intelligent, trusted, essential resource for Puget Sound–area parents, ParentMap is a monthly magazine packed with information that helps families make decisions and connections. Check out our award-winning content for every age and stage, a comprehensive calendar, and the latest news that affects children and families in our state.
ParentMap Special Editions
We know that raising kids is the most challenging, interesting, weird and rewarding journey we’ll ever take. That’s why, in addition to ParentMap, we publish our essential annual resource guides: ParentMap Golden Teddy Awards, ParentMap Learning, ParentMap Summer and ParentMap Family Adventure Guide.
ParentMap Family Adventure Guides
Our biannual ParentMap Family Adventure Guides detail the greatest family travel adventures for Northwest families or Northwest visitors in summer and winter.
Want early word on the best local events and outings for families? The latest news and info that affects parents and kids? A heads-up on great local sales, freebies, deals — and lots of giveaways? Try one of our eNewsletters: FUEL, WEEKENDER, or one of our themed enewsletters on topics such as food, family travel and summer activities.
ParentMap is excited to announce a growing collection of books on parenting, child development and family fun. Our new titles, 52 Seattle Adventures With Kids, Getting to Calm by Laura Kastner Ph.D. and Spare Me 'The Talk'!: A Guy's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up by Jo Langford are garnering rave reviews.